Call for Composers 2024

BE connect residency


Submission period

Thu Jan 11 at 05AM UTC

End of submission period

Fri Mar 1 at 10:59PM UTC

Results date

Mon Apr 1 at 04PM UTC
BE connect residency with the ensemble Fractales
Invited composers: Sivan Eldar and Thierry de Mey

BE connect is a collaborative project between ensemble Fractales and five selected composers. The composers will closely collaborate with the ensemble on new works for Fractales’ instrumentation (flute, clarinet, piano, violin, cello), which will be premiered in spring 2025. The project will be carried out in three phases:

Phase 1: Preliminary composition/sketches. The composers will discuss their ideas and sketches with the ensemble by video call, which will also serve as a preliminary laboratory to try out musical ideas with the musicians.

Phase 2: Residency in Belgium (8–13 July 2024): Over the course of five days, in an inclusive and welcoming environment, the composers will experiment and rehearse with the ensemble and will receive guidance and feedback from the invited composers, Sivan Eldar and Thierry de Mey.

Phase 3: Premieres of new works. In the months following the residency in July, the composers will finish composing their works, which will be presented in concert. Composers will receive a quality recording.

- There is no fee to apply or to participate in this project.
- During the residency in July, food and lodging in Belgium will be arranged and Fractales will participate in the cost of travel up to 100€.
- There is no age limit for participation. Composers of all nationalities are welcome to apply.

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